Match Preview: Arsenal vs Manchester United

Match Preview: Arsenal vs Manchester United

What: Premier League Matchday 15

Where: Emirates Stadium, London

When: 02/12/2017 17:30 BST

Who’s In the middle: Andre Marriner

Arsenal Vs Manchester United. This is a grand rivalry that took shape in the late 90’s. Arsene Wenger revolutionised Arsenal. Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United were in their prime. That rivalry began an epic chapter of dominance between both clubs. With these 2 winning championship after championship, this became a fierce rivalry. Ever Since Sir Alex Ferguson retired, this rivalry hasn’t been the same, with Manchester United enduring horror seasons under Moyes and Louis Van Gaal.

When Louis was sacked, United signed the pantomime villain in the thinking of Arsenal fans. Jose Mourinho came to Manchester United in 2016 and that has spiced up Arsenal vs Manchester United again.

On Saturday, it’s a huge clash. With Manchester City next, Manchester United must look to stay as closer as possible to them. For that, this game is a must win game. This game has all qualities to be a high octane thriller between Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal and Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United.

 

Recent form:

Arsenal:

Arsenal 5-0 Huddersfield

Burnley 0-1 Arsenal

Koln 1-0 Arsenal

Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur

 

Arsenal are in a good shape. Four points below Manchester United and can get to one with a win against us. Their star players are in great form too. Mesut Ozil has ran the show in the past few weeks. Alexis Sanchez is getting his confidence back and is a threat.

 

Manchester United:

Watford 2-4 MUFC

MUFC1-0 Brighton

FC Basel 1-0 MUFC

MUFC 4-1 NUFC

 

Jose Mourinho’s men had a productive November and nowhere near the mess that’s being made out. Positives from the month are Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo coming back. Results were positive.

 

With both teams’ form looking eerily similar and the quality of players and the managers’ history between themselves, Everything points towards one intriguing Premier League match.

 

I can’t wait!!

Venkat Subramanian
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Venkat Subramanian

Big Manchester United fan. Wazza CR7 and Giggs are my inspiration.
Love everything about United.
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Big Manchester United fan. Wazza CR7 and Giggs are my inspiration. Love everything about United.